Posted: Sunday, January 21, 2018 6:31 AM
Bald Mountain is an open:pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in Nevada. It is the newest mine in Kinross' portfolio and was acquired in January 2016.
Job Description 13;
Under the supervision of the Process Manager, the incumbent undertakes assorted fundamental research and development projects with an end objective of improvement of heap:leach and plant operating and maintenance efficiency. The incumbent will introduce sound metallurgical practice to all process changes and recovery improvements and will support to the operational areas looking for more efficient process. Incumbent will supervise all assigned Metallurgists and Metallurgical Technicians and conduct all required personnel reviews, safety meetings, safety inspections, and task observations
while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross values.
Job Responsibilities 13;
:Design and supervise plant sampling surveys, including proper sampling as required by the particular attributes of the unit operation being studied. Analyze the data extracted and make recommendations for change based on interpretation of the results using sound engineering principles.
:Design and carry out laboratory process simulation tests using bench:scale grinding, other related processes. Scale:up from bench:scale results. Design plant tests and organize and run these plant tests. Report on results of all tests.
:Metallurgical accounting and control of gold inventories (solutions, carbons, ponds, tanks, pad, etc.)
:Maintain current knowledge of industry practice and innovation and technological change.
:Will write up procedures and SOPs for routine sampling and testing conducted in the process.
:Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
:Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
:Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
:Works without risk or harm to self and others.
:Punctuality and regular attendance required.
:Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
:Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor. 13;
Education and Experience 13;
Qualifications and Skill Requirements
:Accuracy and precise work is required.
:Ensure that sound engineering practice and principles are used.
:Requires an understanding of computer modeling.
:A Bachelors Degree in chemical or metallurgical engineering is required.
:10 years experience required, including operating plant experience.
:Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
:General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
:Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
:Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
:Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
:Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
:Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
:Requires valid drivers license. 13;
Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements
:Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
:Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
:Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
:Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
:Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.
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• Location: Elko
• Post ID: 39934432 elko